WCBL Players of the Week For Start of Season


The Western Canadian Baseball League has released the Players of the Week for the start of the season.

Michael Borst of the Moose Jaw Miller Express is the WCBL’s Hitter of the Week after the slugging outfielder compiled 19 hits, 10 runs, four homers, 16 RBI’s, and a 1.311 OPS. His best game of the season thus far came in a 12-2 victory over the Yorkton Cardinals where he reached base four times, hitting two homers, one double, and 3 RBI’s.

Lethbridge Bulls second baseman, Ashton Roy is the honourable mention for Hitter of the Week after he had 19 hits, 10 runs, four homers, 16 RBI’s and an OPS of 1.284. On June 5th vs the Brooks Bombers, Roy had the leagues most impressive game of the year, clobbering three homers and driving in nine RBI’s, which lead him to this weeks honourable mention.

Chris Paruleski of the Melville Millionaires is the WCBL’s Pitcher of the Week after posting one win, 15 strikeouts, a 0.92 WHIP, a 0.69 ERA, and allowing only 10 hits in 13 innings pitched. The right hander is currently second in the league in ERA and fourth in strikeouts.

The honourable mention for Pitcher of the Week is Junior Pimentel of the Medicine Hat Mavericks. The New York, New York product put together fantastic numbers this week after posting two wins, 13 strikeouts, a 0.00 ERA, a .063 WHIP and allowing only four hits in eight innings of work.

For the full list, see below.

WCBL Hitter of the Week

Michael Borst – Moose Jaw

10-runs, 19-hits, 4-HR, 16-RBI

2-SB, .452 avg, 1.311 ops, .833 slg,


Honourable Mention

Ashton Roy – Lethbridge

10-runs, 16-hits, 4-HR, 19-RBI

7-BB, .432 avg, 1.284 ops, .784 slg,


WCBL Pitcher of the Week

Chris Paruleski – Melville

1 – WIN 13 Inn, 10-hits, 2-BB, 15-SO

.200 BAA, 0.92 WHIP, 0.69 ERA


Honourable Mention

Junior Pimentel – Medicine Hat

2 – WIN 8 Inn, 4-hits, 1-BB, 13-SO

.138 BAA, 0.63 WHIP, 0.00 ERA

Other Hitters

Tanner Peters – Okotoks

11-runs, 19-hits, 4-2B, 2-3B, 1-HR, 8-RBI

2-SB, .500 avg, 1.324 ops, .789 slg,

William Hollis – Okotoks

9-runs, 13-hits, 4-HR, 10-RBI

2-SB, .419 avg, 1.309 ops, .871 slg,

Travis Hunt – Edmonton

9-runs, 19-hits, 4-2B, 2-3B, 1-HR, 6-RBI

8-SB, .422 avg, 1.185 ops, .667 slg,

Kaleb Warden – Lethbridge

6-runs, 14-hits, 5-2B, 7-RBI

4-BB, .538 avg, 1.307 ops, .731 slg,


Other Pitchers

Chase Stratton – Weyburn

2 – WIN 12 Inn, 7-hits, 11-BB, 11-SO

.171 BAA, 1.50 WHIP, 1.50 ERA

Graeme Cherry – Swift Current

2 – WIN 11 Inn, 13-hits, 1-BB, 7-SO

.283 BAA, 1.27 WHIP, 0.82 ERA

Matthew Erikson – Edmonton

1 – WIN 13.1 Inn, 13-hits, 1-BB, 13-SO

.250 BAA, 1.05 WHIP, 1.35 ERA

Hunter Boyd – Edmonton

1 – WIN 20 Inn, 19-hits, 6-BB, 14-SO

.257 BAA, 1.25 WHIP, 1.35 ERA